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A fair coine is tossed repeatedly .if tail appears on first four tosses,then the probability of head appearing on the 5th toss equals (a) 1/2 (b) 1/32 (c) 31/32 (d) 1/5

A fair coine is tossed repeatedly .if tail appears on first four tosses,then the probability of head appearing on the 5th toss equals


(a) 1/2


(b) 1/32


(c)  31/32


(d)  1/5

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Askiitians Expert Soumyajit IIT-Kharagpur
28 Points
12 years ago

Dear Piyush,

Ans:- As the coin is fair hence the prob of getting head or tell is 1/2 always. It does not depend upon the preveous experiments.

 

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